Kurtzer Family History

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Kurtzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from an inflected form of Kurtz ‘short’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kurtz, Kutzer, Kratzer, Kretzer, Kritzer, Kuster, Kuter, Kuriger

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Kurtzer Family Origin

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Kurtzer Family Occupations

What did your Kurtzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kurtzer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Kurtzer's were Laborers. Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kurtzer. A less common occupation for the Kurtzer family was Works In Flour Mill.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Works In Flour Mill

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kurtzer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kurtzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kurtzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurtzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kurtzer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kurtzer. For the veterans among your Kurtzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kurtzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurtzer lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Kurtzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kurtzer in 1966 was 83, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurtzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurtzer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Kurtzer Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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